Department of Political Science
College of Liberal Arts and

Kenneth D. Wald
Distinguished Professor
303 Anderson Hall
(352) 273-2391 or 392-0262


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Recent Publications (available on-line only)

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Mark Mellman, Aaron Strauss and Kenneth D. Wald. 2012. Jewish American Voting Behavior: 1972-2008. Washington, DC: Solomon Project.

Kenneth D. Wald. 2011. "Regimes of Religion and State: A Widening Atlantic?" Politics, Religion & Ideology." 12 (October), 257-270.

Kenneth D. Wald. 2009. "The Diaspora Project of Arab Americans: Assessing the Magnitude and Determinants of Politicized Ethnic Identity." Ethnic & Racial Studies 32 (8, October), 1304-1324.

Kenneth D. Wald. 2009. "Religion and the Workplace: A Social Science Perspective," Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal 30 (3, Spring), 471-483.

Michael Martinez, Kenneth D. Wald & Stephen C. Craig. 2008 "Homophobic Innumeracy? Public Opinion Quarterly 72 (4, Winter), 753-767.

Clyde Wilcox, Kenneth D. Wald & Ted G. Jelen. 2008. "Religious Preferences and Social Science: A Second Look." Journal of Politics 70: (3, July), 874-879.

Kenneth D. Wald. 2008. "Homeland Interests and Hostland Politics: Politicized Ethnic Identity among Middle Eastern Heritage Groups in the United States." International Migration Review 42 (2, Summer), 273-301

Jennifer Solomon, Susan K. Jacobson,  Kenneth D. Wald, and Michael Gavin. 2007. "Estimating Illegal Resource Use at a Ugandan Park with the Randomized Response Technique." Human Dimensions of Wildlife 12 (2, March): 75-88.

Kenneth D. Wald and Clyde Wilcox. 2006. "Getting Religion: Has Political Science Rediscovered the Faith Factor?" American Political Science Review 100 (4, December): 523-529.

Kenneth D. Wald and Bryan D. Williams. 2006. "American Jews and Israel: The Sources of Politicized Ethnic Identity." Nationalism and Ethnic Politics  12 (2, July): 205-237.

Kenneth D. Wald, Adam L. Silverman and Kevin S. Fridy. 2005. "Making Sense of Religion in Political Life." Annual Review of Political Science 8:12143.

Elizabeth A. Oldmixon, Beth Rosenson, and Kenneth D. Wald. 2005. "Conflict over Israel: The Role of Religion, Race, Party and Ideology in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1997-2002," Terrorism and Political Violence 17 (3, October): 407426.

James G. Kane, Stephen C. Craig, Kenneth D. Wald and Michael D. Martinez. 2004. "Religion and Presidential Politics in Florida: A List Experiment." Social Science Quarterly 85 (2, June): 281-293.

Work in Progress

Kenneth D. Wald - Major ongoing work is a comprehensive study of American Jewish political behavior from the 1930s through the present day.

Kenneth D. Wald & Danielle Feinstein - Higher Education and Political Attitude Change: Is Israel the Exception that Proves the Rule?